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Mubarak minister cleared by court

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:51
A court in Egypt clears former Interior Minister Habib el-Adly, who served under ousted President Hosni Mubarak, of corruption.

VIDEO: Osborne 'vigilant' on mortgages

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:44
The Chancellor George Osborne is to give the Bank of England extra powers to curb riskier mortgages but says there is no immediate cause for alarm.

Clinton urges caution over Iraq

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:34
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tells BBC Newsnight the US should withhold military support for Iraq until certain conditions are met.

Pro-union booklet to cost £720,000

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:33
The UK government is to post out a booklet to every Scottish home setting out the "positive case" for the UK , at a cost of £720,000.

Cotter expects better from Scotland

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:24
Scotland head coach Vern Cotter eyes an improved display against a Canada side hurting from their defeat by Japan.

Doctor: Obama is in excellent health

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:06
US President Barack Obama is in excellent health, the White House doctor says following a physical examination last month.

Ukrainian anger at 'Russia tanks'

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:06
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tells President Putin that reports of three Russian tanks moving into Ukrainian territory are unacceptable.

Forced marriage: Bounty gangs hired

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:03
Families are using bounty hunters to track down the victims of forced marriage who try to run away, the BBC has learnt.

Woman admits memorial fund theft

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:01
A woman stole £8,500 from money raised in memory of her friend who was killed in a car crash, a court hears.

Dinos neither warm nor cold blooded

Thu, 2014-06-12 12:41
A new study claims that dinosaurs fit into an intermediate class between warm and cold blooded animals, based on a survey of growth rates.

VIDEO: 'Dazzle Ship' recreated in Liverpool

Thu, 2014-06-12 12:19
During World War One, some 2,000 warships were painted in bright colours to confuse the enemy. Now the technique's been recreated.

Baby delivered after mother stabbed

Thu, 2014-06-12 12:01
A baby whose pregnant mother was stabbed while it was still in the womb is in a critical condition in hospital.

Paraplegic kicks off World Cup

Thu, 2014-06-12 11:57
A paraplegic man has made the first kick of the World Cup using a mind-controlled robotic exoskeleton.

Firms fined after girl's gate death

Thu, 2014-06-12 11:33
Two firms are fined a total of £110,000 after a five-year-old girl was crushed to death by an electric gate.

Baby ashes scandal report submitted

Thu, 2014-06-12 11:07
The work of the infant cremation commission has been handed over to the Scottish government and is set to be published on Tuesday.

England semi-final 'not about revenge'

Thu, 2014-06-12 11:03
Captain Barry Middleton says England are not thinking of revenge against Netherlands in the Hockey World Cup semi-finals.

US screen legend Ruby Dee dies

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:41
The actress, civil rights activist and wife to Ossie Davis died at her home in New York on Wednesday, her family reported.

78-year-old dies in Newry road crash

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:27
A 78-year-old woman dies in a two vehicle road collision on the Warrenpoint Road in Newry.

Terror unit joins university inquiry

Thu, 2014-06-12 10:06
The discovery of suspicious items at Newcastle University, which led to a controlled explosion and evacuation, is investigated by the North East Counter Terrorism Unit.

Root century leads England recovery

Thu, 2014-06-12 09:56
Joe Root's third Test century helps England reach 344-5 on day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's.
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